EVN commits to meeting increased demand in 2015 Business

EVN commits to meeting increased demand in 2015

The electric sector has sets a goal of producing 141.8 billion kWh of commercial electricity in 2015, or up 10.4 percent against last year, in order to meet demand which is expected to rise rapidly this year.
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Processing, manufacturing industry performs well in 2014

The processing and manufacturing industry is a highlight of the industry and trade sector in 2014 with a growth rate of 8.7 percent and an 11.1 percent increase in sales index, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) reported on December 31.
State President meets 2014 national trademark awardees Politics

State President meets 2014 national trademark awardees

State President Truong Tan Sang met with representatives of the 63 businesses winning the Vietnam National Trademark Award 2014 in Hanoi on December 25, urging them to seize opportunities stemming from free trade agreements to accelerate the country’s growth.
FTA to create more rooms for Vietnam-Customs Union cooperation Business

FTA to create more rooms for Vietnam-Customs Union cooperation

The signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will be an effective tool for Vietnamese exporters to make inroads into the union boasting a population of over 170 million with high per capita income.
Collapsed tunnel incident: rescuers conduct new drills Society

Collapsed tunnel incident: rescuers conduct new drills

Rescuers are making all-out drilling efforts to reach 12 workers who were trapped in a collapsed tunnel at the construction site of the Da Dang-Da Chomo hydropower plant in Central Highlands Lam Dong province since December 16.
Vietnam, Customs Union put final touches on FTA Business

Vietnam, Customs Union put final touches on FTA

Final touches were put on a free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia during the eighth negotiation round in Phu Quoc island district, the southern province of Kien Giang, from December 8-14.
President to attend APEC economic leaders’ meeting Politics

President to attend APEC economic leaders’ meeting

President Truong Tan Sang will attend the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting and related meetings in Bejing, China from November 9-11 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
Japanese firm inaugurates tyre plant in Hai Phong Business

Japanese firm inaugurates tyre plant in Hai Phong

Bridgestone Tyre Manufacturing Vietnam Co., Ltd (BTMV), a subsidiary of Japan’s Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd (BSCAP), launched its first tyre plant in Vietnam in the Dinh Vu Industrial Zone, the northern Hai Phong port city, on October 24.
Vietnam, US hope for early signing of TPP Politics

Vietnam, US hope for early signing of TPP

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh and visiting US Trade Representative Michael Froman expressed their hope for the early signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement during their meeting in Hanoi on October 21.